Ray Kennedy Reissue

Reissue of the Ray Kennedy release by Real Gone Music

Ray Kennedy: Ray Kennedy (Expanded Edition). CD


The late Ray Kennedy wrote, recorded and toured with a Who’s Who list of musicians, including Brian Wilson (“Sail On Sailor”), Jeff Beck, Aerosmith, Fleetwood Mac, Dave Mason, Michael Schenker and many more.

He also was the “K” in the supergroup KGB, the group he formed in the mid-’70s with Barry Goldberg and Mike Bloomfield. But in 1980, he struck off on his own and signed with the Arc label for this solo album, which was produced by David Foster and boasted such big studio names as Jeff Porcaro, Steve Lukather, and Bill Champlin.

The record notched a couple of hits with “Just for the Moment” and “Starlight,” and we’ve added an unreleased track, “Dance the Night Away,” to this Expanded Edition along with the original mixes of “It Never Crossed My Mind” and “Just for the Moment” mixed by Kennedy and Jack Conrad prior to David Foster’s involvement with the project. Liner notes by Gene Sculatti.

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